Member Benefits

Here at IREM, we not only educate professionals, we build a networking community.

For more than seven decades Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) has been the source for education, resources and membership for real estate management professionals. An affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®, IREM is the only professional real estate management association serving both the multifamily and commercial real estate sectors. IREM is an international organization that serves as an advocate on issues affecting the real estate management industry. Globally, IREM includes more than 18,000 members. Collectively, IREM’s U.S. members manage over 1.5 trillion in real estate assets. IREM Members are employed by some of the most prestigious real estate firms in the world and nearly 70% hold upper-level management positions.


The CPM designation means I have instant access to other professionals in the industry and to publications and resources that keep me up to date with important trends and changes that impact my properties and my clients.

David Hargrove, CPM®

President, Greystone Asset Management | Past President Houston Apartment Association


  • Members Discounts – Members receive discounts to over 30 annual industry events and professional development opportunities.
  • Premier Education - Our IREM Ed Courses helps those that are serious about their career earn valuable credentials. Timely professional development and real estate management seminars are offered on an ongoing basis at discounted rates to members.
  • Publications, webinars, and research including Journal of Property Management (JPM®)
  • A network of successful industry leaders
  • Monthly members-only emails to keep you informed.
  • Stay on top of legal issues, technology, trends and best practices.
  • Resources - Your online knowledge center for information, forms, solutions, articles and training. 
  • myIREM - Your personalized portal to the information that matters most to you.
  • IREM State Legislative Database is a members-only service that allows you to search pending, enacted, and failed state legislation
  • Opportunity to establish new business contacts and build a supportive network of local colleagues
  • We aggressively promote the IREM brand and credentials to potential clients and employers - and members reap the reward.
  • IREM Career Center - Leverage your connections and networks to search for jobs, fill positions, and take the next step.
  • Leadership Opportunities - Make a lasting impact on the future. Volunteer for a national or chapter leadership position to increase your visibility, collaborate with your peers, expand your network and develop your leadership skills with IREM's training.
  • Gain access to the members-only IREM group on LinkedIn.
  • Advocacy - IREM represents more than 18,000 voices promoting the strength of the real estate management industry in Washington, D.C. and around the world. Join the chorus - be part of something bigger than yourself.
  • Ethics - Our dedication to the real estate management profession is reflected in everything we do. The IREM Code of Professional Ethics protects the public, promotes competition, reflects contemporary business practices, and sends a powerful message to the marketplace that IREM Members act responsibly. When you stand with IREM, you stand with honor.
  • Community - Listing in the Online IREM Member Directory. IREM makes it easy for prospective clients and investors to seek you out for new business ventures. Use the directory to reach out to an international network of IREM colleagues.
  • Scholarship Program – Active members have access to assistance for IREM education and leadership development. On average, we annually award $12,000 to Houston real estate professionals.
  • Academic Benefits – Members can take advantage of our Partnerships with Peirce College for earning a real estate degree online or our Partnership with the University of Houston for consideration of the Graduate Real Estate Program.
  • Discounted Professional Liability Insurance